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" I have only to say that the militia of Virginia will not be furnished to the powers at Washington for any such use or purpose as they have in view. Your object is to subjugate the Southern States, and a requisition made upon me for such an object —... "
Harper's Magazine - Page 121
edited by - 1861
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Randolph-Macon Historical Papers, Volume 3, Issue 4

Virginia - 1912
...to subjugate the Southern States, and a requisition made upon me for such an object — an object in my judgment not within the purview of the Constitution...the administration has exhibited toward the South." He then addressed himself to the people of his State. It was a time of sore distress with him, who...
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The True History of the Civil War

Guy Carleton Lee - 1903
...requisition made upon me for such an object — an object, in my judgment, not within the province of the Constitution or the Act of 1795 — will not...as determined as the administration has exhibited towards the South." Governor Ellis, of North Carolina, declared : " I can be no party to this wicked...
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The true history of the Civil War

Guy Carleton Lee - United States - 1903 - 421 pages
...requisition made upon me for such an object — an object, in my judgment, not within the province of the Constitution or the Act of 1795 — will not...as determined as the administration has exhibited towards the South." Governor Ellis, of North Carolina, declared : " I can be no party to this wicked...
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Civil War Stories: Comp. from Official Records--Union and Confederate

United States - 1903 - 189 pages
...no loss of time; Governor Letcher of Virginia said his state would not furnish any men, and added, "You have chosen to inaugurate civil war, and having...as determined as the administration has exhibited towards the South"; Governor Curtin of Pennsylvania replied that the troops from his state would be...
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Seventy-five Years in Old Virginia: With Some Account of the Life of the ...

John Herbert Claiborne - Petersburg (Va.) - 1904 - 360 pages
...to subjugate the Southern States, and a requisition made upon me for such an object — an object in my judgment not within the purview of the Constitution...the Administration has exhibited toward the South." This call for troops from Virginia to coerce the Southern States fell as a bombshell upon the Union...
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Military History of the United States, by Emory Upton. [1st Ed.].

United States. War Department - 1904 - 495 pages
...to subjugate the Southern States, and a requisition made upon me for such an object — an object in my judgment not within the purview of the Constitution...with. You have chosen to inaugurate civil war, and, haying done so, we will meet in a spirit as determined as the Administration has exhibited toward the...
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The Military Policy of the United States

Emory Upton - United States - 1904 - 495 pages
...16, 1861, wrote: The such States, and a requisition made upon me for such an object — an object in my judgment not within the purview of the Constitution...with. You have chosen to inaugurate civil war, and, haying done so, we will meet in a spirit as determined as the Administration has exhibited toward the...
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Military Policy of the United States

Emory Upton - 1904
...to subjugate the Southern States, and a requisition made upon me for such an object—an object in my judgment not within the purview of the Constitution or the act of 1795—will not be complied with. You have chosen to inaugurate civil war, and, haying done so, we...
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Seventy-five Years in Old Virginia: With Some Account of the Life of the ...

John Herbert Claiborne - Virginia - 1904 - 360 pages
...to subjugate the Southern States, and a requisition made upon me for such an object—an object in my judgment not within the purview of the Constitution or the Act of 1795—will not ' be complied with. You have chosen to inaugurate civil war; and having done so, we...
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Transcript Appeals ... the File of Opinion in Cases Argued Before ..., Volume 4

New York (State). Court of Appeals, Joel Tiffany - Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...Gov. Letcher closes his communication in these words: "You have chosen to inaugurate civil war, and we will meet it in a spirit as determined as the administration has exhibited toward the South (An. Reg. 1861, "Virginia"). On the day of the passage of the ordinance of secession, the printed sign,...
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